A 30-year-old female asked:
what types of infections can i get from contaminated drinking water?
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Dr. Carrie Cannon answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
Waterborne illnesses: You can get infections which are passed via the fecal oral route such as giardia, cryptosporidium, hepatits A, norovirus, camplobacter, Salmonella, and E. Coli most of which cause gastroenteritis with diarrhea and cramping. http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/drinking/public/water_diseases.html
Answered on Mar 13, 2020
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